Sunday, September 1, 2013

latest testknits part 3

now to the last two testknits i lately did...

i had the pleasure to knit another adorable boxy sweater for
my dear jo 
worked from the top down, with an amazing tubular cast on
(can you image that this was the first time i did a tubular cast on in my knitting life????)
skinny sleeves and plenty of ease for the body

after working with this beautiful handdyed green yarn
which i used for miyayo's Lin-Lin Shawl 
i was in need of a sweater in this color!
so i spend some time with undyed fingering and some ashford dyes
and here we are:

the only thing i changed was to shorten the body (only a little 
this time - final length from underarm 41 cm)
and i did a different bottom ribbing - just for fun

pattern. boxy-and-buttony by Joji Locatelli
yarn. wollknoll-kammgarn-20/6 (dyed with ashford dyes)

think i will wear this to dead! .... love, love, love my new sweater

the last testknit i did was an asymmetric triangular shawl
designed by sylvie (poloetcie on rav)

this shawl is very light and absolutely cozy and soft
the pattern will be available in cooporation with WalkCollection
in late september

pattern. la havane by Polo Sylvie 
yarns. holst-garn-samarkand and midara-silk-mohair and some
unlabled lace weight silk-cashmere blend for the lace section

now....i think i am ready with all those beauties i forgot to mention here....
the next tests are on the needles...

have a nice sunday ladies ;)

isa m.


  1. Love these (well all your knits, really)!!! I love the color of the boxy sweater, what a great design!!!

  2. Wow, love that green...beautiful and that sweater looks amazing on you! Love all your fab knits! xxx

  3. Super - muss ich wohl beides unbedingt haben;-))

    Liebe Grüße

  4. It's beautiful. I just discover your site and now I just want to do everything!!!

  5. your knits always look so comfy.

  6. What is that fantastic necklace? So great with the green, which is itself sensational. Sigh. Thank you--your work is a pleasure.

  7. Just found you on Ravelry and I love this sweater - I love how you have done your neckline smaller/tighter than the original pattern - was this easy to do? I have downloaded Joji's pattern but would like to get the neckline like yours! any tips would be gratefully received! Thank you.

    1. Oh...I didn't change the neck on this one, I only changed the final length. Maybe it's the yarn that doesn't stretch that much?